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SFGTV
Dec 7, 2013 7:30am PST
is that san francisco jefferson is a safe city and a muni is a safe transit agency. we're starting from a good place but there are some areas where there is work to be done. in the area of crime most types of crime are low and continue to decline on the transit system. there's a couple that are going if in the wrong direction. we're going to be talking about that today. the other piece of good news we have a mayor that's focused on public safety. in the last public budget had a great stepping up the police department. he's made a priority to forge partnership with the city family insuring we're working together to achieve our mutual goals. so we have great partners with the police department and the district attorney's office. the da wanted to be here but was unable. we're marshall our services together to make the city and muni safer. i want to acknowledge the folks in uniform. sfpd officers are working together to make that safer. without further ado i want to bring up the birthing cheerleader our mayor mayor ed lee. (clapping.) >> well, thank you ed and to the entire board the m
CBS
Dec 6, 2013 6:00pm PST
really a city's cover to rake next stra cash. >> and teaming up to catch some crooks. the new bay area tactic to bust the bad guys. >> also, how shopping malls are coming up with some creative new ways to combat the competition from online retailers. [s[man] no one told her,right?a. [son]hi! [mom screams] sunset neighborhood - buried under a layer of concrete. but as allen martin sh >>> it's a complaint that goes back several years. san francisco's sunset neighborhood buried under a layer of concrete. but as allen martin shows us, the city thinks it has a new solution >> it might be. the city tried issuing fines people happily paid them so now a new strategy. offer homeowners over $1,000 worth of yardwork for just a few hundred dollars. >> reporter: in a city famed for its landscape of soft green hills, the sunset district is, well, just a little bit harder. >> there's definitely a lot of concrete. you don't see a lot of gardens. >> reporter: of course, there are some exceptions. >> it's a small piece. but we enjoy it. >> reporter: a small piece where some blocks seem to be paved
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 8:30am PST
market blueprint to get the motor city rolling again. with more cities on the brink, they might learn a thing or two before they go bust, too. plus -- >> there will be no more taxpayer funded bayouilouts, period. >> america is getting fed up. now the white house may be about to hand insurance companies another massive bailout because of obama care and you'll be paying for it. then, listen up, kids, don't be a maker, be a taker. a 6th grader getting schooled in liberalism and it might make parents' heads explode. >> i can't raise money, work hard, have a good work ethic, but they can beg. >> they told her to beg, but we beg to differ. cashing in, always seeking the truth, starts right now. >> hi, everyone. detroit is beaten, burned out and now bankrupt but a beam of bright light is emerging from the right. this an exclusive interview you will see only here. senator rand paul joins us from the motor city. tell us what your plan consists of. >> this is a free market plan to rescue detroit. weapon don't rescue detroit by taking money from houston or atlanta. we rescue detroit by lea
SFGTV
Dec 7, 2013 4:30am PST
less known as pace. it's a financing structure that will allow san franciscans at no cost to our city st. to have refume upgrades to property homeowners in san francisco. it's the special pinsz that will help prevent energy efficient upgrade and a spreading e spraifd the cost recovery over the life the unit. it will help to finance upgrades through the property assessment and the capita will be priority by private entities would no financial risk to our at the center everyday we're here fortunately in lieu of to witness the clean up air energy economy we know this could trigger a market transformation for the evolution we're witnessing but in order to unleash the potential we must provide the cat lift for a are you unnecessarily product and services. that catalyst as i mentioned it green finance sf. we've seen other parts of the state here in california that have adapted pace programs like in riverside county and have each year the positive impacts. we know the stories of individual that have benefited from the pace programs. we know those upgrades can save money for crucial home impr
SFGTV
Dec 6, 2013 7:30pm PST
-class city and this our way to success. we're going to make sure that san francisco is a home for >> here we are at the embarcadero. we are standing at one of locations for the street artists. can you tell me about this particular location, the program? >> this location is very significant. this was the very first and only location granted by the board of supervisors for the street artist when the program began in 1972. how does a person become a street artist? there are two major tenants. you must make the work yourself and you must sell the work yourself. a street artist, the license, then submitting the work to a committee of artists. this committee actually watches them make the work in front of them so that we can verify that it is all their own work. >> what happened during the holiday to make this an exciting location? >> this would be a magic time of year. you would probably see this place is jammed with street artists. as the no, there is a lottery held at 6 in the morning. that is how sought after the spaces are. you might get as many as 150 street artists to show up for
Al Jazeera America
Dec 6, 2013 10:00pm EST
both for joining us tonight to pay tribute to this giant. >>> coming up new york city mayor elect picks a new york police commissioner. bill braton. why did a man who campain against stop and frisk appoint a man who was a proponent. >>> antonio wha what is it likeo live on minimum wage in the most expensive city in the u.s.? i talked to some fast food employees in new york city. we'll tell you more coming up. >>> what do you think, tell us on "consider this" and google and facebook pages. >>> the man referred to by many as americas' top cop is on his way back to the nypd a after almost 120 years. 20 years. bill braton helped change a city crippled by violence. how does the father of modern aggressive policing get a job from a mayor who campain against stop and frisk. joining us is lou columbo, he runs a protection agency and a long time friend of incoming nypd commissioner bill braton. good to have you here. he was the police commissioner for the first decade of this centrery and he greatly expanded it's use. it's the most basic fundmental tool of america policing we cannot functi
SFGTV
Dec 6, 2013 7:00pm PST
themselves in, but it's where the city is moving apparently. i don't know if you have any? >> i echo the expressions of my colleague. >> so, that's where it's going. >> i will move. motion is to uphold the large project authorization and to deny the appeal. >> yes, there is two things: one, the basis for it. i don't know if you want to do it for the reasons stated in the motion. >> i accept that. >> we do need to adopt environmental findings. >> right. >> and i would adopt then the findings that were confirmed by the planning commission. >> okay. mr. pacheco, if you can put quickly on the overhead, the draft set of findings that reflect the board of supervisors adoption of the planning commission environmental findings and including the mitigation monitoring and reporting program. okay. i think we'll have it in the record based on it being in the overhead. okay. so, the captions of these environmental findings displayed at the hearing. is that okay? >> yes. that's all right. >> we have a motion from commissioner fung to uphold this large project authorization on the basis for the rea
KRON
Dec 7, 2013 2:30pm PST
york city's health department comes into the picture. it's leading a campaign to help us all cut back on salt. >> the salt initiative is really a national initiative. it's led by new york city, but it's really over 40 health organizations, other cities, and other states that are working together. we think it has the opportunity for tremendous impact and really can save lives. >> of course, we can all make healthier food choices without the government's help. it's simple to choose a fruit instead of fries. but the salt initiative is taking aim at the salt we don't see. >> almost 80% of the salt that we take in each day comes from packaged and restaurant food. so most consumers don't really have any control over the salt that they take in. it's already in the food when we buy it. it's not actually always the salt that you taste, so a muffin can have a lot of salt. >> when you're shopping for packaged food, check the label. salt is listed as sodium. it's measured in milligrams. and you don't need more than 2,300 milligrams a day. they add up fast. even a can of vegetable soup can be load
SFGTV
Dec 7, 2013 12:00am PST
, city college is and st. mary's school and the hotel senior center. they have been in operation for a year and that year they had a white zone in front of that facility. they said that in february all of a sudden no parking from 3-6 was posting and they are having problems with that now. they have been in touch with the staff since february, and it seems to be unresolved. can we have somebody look into that? >> we'll have the director to do that. thank you, any other new or unfinished business by the board? seeing none. >> director's report. >> director reiskin. >> good afternoon, board, members of the staff and we'll start with recognizing some of our employees as we do at the first meeting of each month. first, just kind of a follow on, i had mentioned last meeting that we had held our 2013 safe driver award event which is honoring muni operators who have 15 or more years' of safe driving. it's something that we did in collaboration with the transport workers union local 258 and today we wanted to recognize a couple of those operators who are in the 35 plus years of safe driving cat
CBS
Dec 6, 2013 5:00pm PST
city of fremont is on the verge of putting up an entire network of security cameras across the city. one of the test cameras is above my head here on central avenue part of a growing number of communities and neighborhoods keeping close watch over would-be criminals. >>> reporter: in fremont's scott creek neighborhood the good old family dog is being outdone by a higher tech security. >> it's a deterrent. >> reporter: after battling break-ins about every other month, neighbors pitched in for these two security cameras that capture every car coming and going. >> we put up cameras at both entrances that are hi-def so as the cars come in, we catch their license numbers. >> reporter: in another fremont neighborhood, a security camera led cops to an alleged crook in 24 hours. police posted the video to youtube and within hours, they had more tips than they knew what to do with. this is the man rummaging through things inside the house's every move being recorded. it played out next door to this man's house. he also has a security camera. >> keep those thieves away from your house. kind o
PBS
Dec 7, 2013 7:00am PST
violence in the city's airport. it's as france the play's one thousand troops to its former colony under un mandate to restore order one from one s became a head at the prospect that alex campbell who is in the capital. he can cross and now for the latest alex what's the situation where you want monday to saturday well we're still getting reports that only groups that have been dead and a caring outing sections of pink targeting civilian populations and uncaring know is carrying carrying machetes as some residents to have been saying that they stole the snowmen had stolen a neighbor's house for instance the account that they would be the most names for instance and or affiliates of the former rebel coalition or affiliated to the vet and tebow tracking units that are going speak ordinated attacks against that the cab to school at forty eight hours giving you the streets of mt or mt. the air as you said that the red cross and the grange years beat the all bishops in residence. went out to the to recover the police that were going in the ground in the civil neighborhoods he tasted the
SFGTV
Dec 7, 2013 12:30am PST
volunteer work. some of us get paid for it, some of us don't and now that you can't park in the city hall lot, even if you are commissioners, then you understand some of that. and my third point is the changing meter regs will not bring more parking. i complained during this committee about otis street there were so many disabled placards that you couldn't park. but when they changed it it was all city trucks and cars that parked there. so i don't think that that will increase parking in spite of your very nice video. there is nothing like that will increase the parking. it will make it harder for people with disabilities. i wanted you to know those things. >> thank you, miss hale. next item, then, consent calendar. >> seeing no other person who wishes to address you on this matter, moving on to the citizen consent calendar. these items are considered routine and will be acted on one vote unless a member of the board or public wishs it severed. item 10.1 j, that item is now only an establishment of a tow-away, no stopping time on mission on 16th -- on mission street on 24th. >> motion on
SFGTV
Dec 7, 2013 11:30am PST
city and pick out a building where there is big additions. they usually don't work, and su -- and you think to yourself who approved that. we want to rise and make this great and it's challenging to add to a building that is not the greatest design. >> commissioner sugaya. >> that said, the building itself his own integrity. if you want to call it that. and maybe concentrating on tweaks to the top. that's one thing. but perhaps you guys should also look at tweaks at the bottom. and maybe the vertical elements between the structural bays don't need to be there, or something like that. and less integration from that standpoint, vertically. maybe that's part of the problem you are trying to cover up the existing building so to speak. i don't know. but that may be something to think about, not just the top but what is happening below. >> commissioner moore. >> taking that conversation further and not talking about architecture here. at this moment the stark contrast between a lovely cafe and a lovely lobby. that is enriching the pedestrian experience, walking in the first section of the c
SFGTV
Dec 7, 2013 2:00am PST
everybody, the aging population of this city and lessening parking spaces and i'm here to speak for the j church, that i understand is being considered to be eliminated. i live in an area that is served by j church, which also serves a lot of very steep hills. i live in the particular section of liberty street, where at least i know of three disabled young -- i say young ladies, who would take the j church. they all have crutches. and one of the issues that i just don't quite understand is why we're even thinking about eliminating any of these stops, when i thought that the public transportation's main aim was to public transportation used by just about everybody. i am sure one answer that will come easily to some of you, most of you is that we have got to cut the budget; there is not enough money. well, i think public transportation should be the last item that should be cut. thank you. [ applause ] >> thank you. next speaker, please. [ reading speakers' names ] >> any of those folks here? >> is miss ford here? >> she stepped outside with the young man. >> christa tanaka. >> good a
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 12:00pm EST
with a different kind of business model. >> james from salt lake city and kansas city prepare for the mls cup. and in this league the match was a family battle. the entire league is a single business entity. >> we created the structure that allows us at a very high level to think of things that will help the game grow, and to try to avoid. >> it handles tale teams and it proves that it's working. >> i don't think you can find another soccer team in the world that can say the same thing. i believe we have one of the most competitive soccer leagues in the world. >> they're disciplined and organized and careful about how they spend money. the major league soccer has a salary cap of $3 million. >> it can't touch the pay of the three big sports. the nfl salary cap is $123 million. pro basketball, $59 million. that's per team. the entire mls league wide payroll, $89 million according to the league office with each team allowed to over pay key players. >> the reality is that money talks. and players are, you know, are working towards their livelihood. they have limited careers they want to m
PBS
Dec 7, 2013 12:30am PST
the next several years. what we92# seeing is in urban xd areas, certain citiesk a+m al ttj higher than lpthat. the city ofjf sea-tac just passd one, doesn't cover everyone, but airport and for hotels near the airport, the city of seattle's looking for a much higher minimum wage. what we've seen from the research on minimum wages in general is overalli] it has a tremendous boost in people's evidence shows either no impact on employment or very small. now we haven't looked at -- we haven't seen a broad-based past. wo calling for in their industry to have $15 an hour andt( aÑi unio. and it's -- it'sÑpp sensibleç!ñó demand. >> there are a number of t(stud though, that will contradict what you're saying. for example, david newmark, economics professor at u.c. t( 5% reduction in employment. there'se1 ane1 economicst( prof at university of massachusetts amherst who says if we dojf lpt a $15 an hour, it could push up fast food prices by 20%. and hurting thefájfiúsery low-i families. that a higher minimum wage ist( intended to help because they often frequent fast food places meal,
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 7:30am PST
newspaper. >> got you. >> you're not counting all the billions, tens of billions of dollars state and city bonds issue every year to build inf infrastructure. >> very good point. >> you didn't bring up the fact that we've been talking about an infrastructure prices for the last 30 years. >> yes, i did, you just saw a clip of the interview. i think you're very judgmental. that certainly came up. >> you're all out of your mind. the federal gas tax -- let's talk about one tax. the federal gas tax. it goes to the highway trust fund. it hasn't gone up in 20 years. but the cost of road repair and road construction has gone up 55%. >> you don't think a lot more people would drive? >> i think that the gas tax -- >> you think just because it hasn't been touched for 20 years -- >> it is declining revenue source because our cars are more fuel efficient -- >> what about -- >> that's not what we're talking about, we're talking about one thing -- >> no, no, no, that's part of it -- >> you need more money, you have other resource, why to you need more money? >> you do need more because since 2008, the ge
Bloomberg
Dec 7, 2013 6:00am EST
be profit. growth is global derived in cities. when we think about where big, urban populations, that is where you have big concentrations of wealth and concentrations of rising income. us is a waying for to make the grid better. use your electric power utilities better. >> we are talking about these water,rends -- transport, smarter cities. what does this mean as far as u.s. versus europe and u.s. versus china? necessarilynot based on, enough to own a company in the u.s. or china. they focus on global companies. from our view, we do prefer europe over the u.s. at this point from a tactical standpoint the cubs we are seeing a change at the margins that europe is going to vote -- standpoint because we are seeing a change at the margins. >> i am looking at this euro zone economic senses. you say that you gradually gdp will catch up. >> that tends to be a leading indicator. >> as for china, what are you seeing? >> they posted a strong gdp number in the last quarter. we do see that china is on a growth trajectory that can go to bad --nd that is not so so .5% and that is not so bad. 7.5%.
PBS
Dec 7, 2013 7:30am PST
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SFGTV
Dec 7, 2013 1:00am PST
talking about vulnerable populations in a steep part of town. we love our city and our topography makes us who we are geographically, but we have to think about that with our transportation system. we know san francisco needs a reliable transportation system and i fully support the process that is happening, but with the 3 jacksons, at the expense of riders, many who are seniors, disabled and especially those who depend upon using the three jacksons to teach and go to school i don't think reflects the values of san francisco and i ask you to reconsider that. i commit to you my support to help engage with my community to help do that. thank you very much. >> thank you, supervisor. [ applause ] members, let's move to the public hearing. we'll hear from the public at this point. mr. kennedy, i'm sure we'll be talking to you a little later on. miss boomer. >> we have members of the public here and also in 408. so if you hear your name in 408, if you would make you your way to this room to address the board. [ reading speakers' names ] >> good afternoon. >> good afternoon. >> i grew up
PBS
Dec 7, 2013 5:30am PST
did manage to escape but coupled with the dj. handsome autumn cities across eastern china reaches of the best novels of the authorities scrambled to contain dad the welcome news update on cctv use optical it to beijing for the second time in a year. france has lost a major african intervention. this time sending troops to the central african republic where violence has already taken the lives of at least three hundred people. france's president says the operation will be limited. cctv skate park and since reports from the capital times. living in maine next to the airport in the central african country capital crime team. keeping the protection of things to look into extinction that from the dumping its treat them that in the ca are pending in the twelve hundred strong force. just now was tough to win a new land backing for the nation. that topic. to protect the baby and restore humanitarian access and stabilize the country i would be reinforced today and tonight my mission would be too much tomato plants inside but they ended up starting side the countryside to two of its offshore p
SFGTV
Dec 7, 2013 3:00pm PST
providers have difficulty being able to live in the city and she did her due diligence to find a candidate i'm happy to wave the agency waiver in this instance i wanted to make sure i touched basz bases with supervisor jane kim >> okay childcare workers not being able to live in the city is completely true as some people know most people know in the nonprofit the nonprofit in general you're going to have the lowest age workers in the city and childcare over education is on the bottom of the nonprofit sector so it's easily to understand why people in it sector can't afford to live in inform. without objection the waiver will be waived. accepted >> and the motion. >> and i'd like to make a motion we move her name with positive recommendations. >> without objection the motion is passed. >> item 3 is to consider poinlt one member term ending to the public utilities bond oversight committee. >> i believe are you present? yes, please approach and make pa comment if you like >> good afternoon. i'm honor to be considered phenomenon the revenue bond oversight committee for the public comm
SFGTV
Dec 7, 2013 1:30pm PST
that accommodates the city's future goals specifically reported to the interest that there is in eventually, bringing the tunnel that or the tracks that bring cal tran and high speed rail to the city are undergo on mission bay drive and 16th street and you will see in the present that ising that we have designed the dtx so that the goals be able to be accommodated when the funds are found. and so the new slide and this was referring earlier the difference between 1.3 miles which is the figure that you probably have heard before and that is typically how we describe the length of the dtx that is the amount of the extension going from the terminal of fourth and king and extending to the far east end of the transit center, if you look at the entire program area. where the tunnel go below grade and it is actually the full length is 1.95 miles. and those, too, and areas are described on this graphic. >> and got the southern boundary there is what street? >> and bliefsh that is channel street. >> okay. >> mission bay draif. >> and in terms of the bay program and we mentioned earlier is
CW
Dec 6, 2013 10:00pm PST
former president of south africa. it is set for wednesday, december 11, at 8:00 a.m. at city hall. mayor's office will also have a condolence book starting on monday. the public can sign that. flags in the city have been ordered to fly at half staff until next sunday. >>> and tomorrow, we will air a special one-hour tribute to the life in the work of nelson mandela and you can see it beginning at 6:00 on our sister station, kpix5. >> these two teams, they don't like each other. >> hoping to avoid a scene like this. bay area police come up with their game plan attack. any trouble at candle stick this weekend. >> ice storm working its way across the nation turns deadly. the main focus covering 800 miles of road. >> at risk, bay area kids on a mission they never thought they would experience. what they are learning to give them a head start to their future. ,,,,,,,,,,,, at a minivan ful >>> this scene sparked national outrage in new mexico police officers shooting at a mini van full of children. tonight that officer is out of a job. the state police fired montoya days after suspendin
SFGTV
Dec 6, 2013 10:00pm PST
shouldn't come on the backs of losing the rent stock in the city. i know we are far along. i am not saying that we reopen the legislation or look at it again. it puts us in a weird position. >> i think your point is well taken. the challenge we always have with general plan consistency findings. that the general plan has a variety of policies that are sometimes in conflict with each other. and what we try to do and if you look at the general plan letters should i sign and some you see depending on how complex they are -- shouldn't use that term. the term we use is on balance. and we have to look at on balance and if this is a reasonable request. >> thanks. >> commissioner antonini. >> yes, and in response many of the people in this process are actually owner/renters themselves. who had been renters and they combined their incomes to purchase the building. but they didn't want to be in bed with each other and wanted to separate it out. and that answers the question of consistency in affordable housing. one of the ways that people with limited means can buy the homes they were currently rent
SFGTV
Dec 7, 2013 2:30am PST
raise this with the city attorney and because i live -- my wife and i own a home in the affected area, it's been suggested that perhaps i recuse myself from this decision. i understand it requires a motion. >> we need a motion to recuse. director heinicke. >> motion to recuse. >> second. >> all those in favor, say aye? >> aye. >> you are recused. >> members? >> just a couple of questions for mr. carr. thank you. i think it looks like we're setting a new standard for community outreach and this time we have loads of compliments for you and last time we had loads of compliments for jay robinson and thank to the community members who served on the board. that is wonderful. one clarifying question. it's just the speeding humps that will be voted on by the community and that will be voted by the street that the speed hump is on? >> correct. our guidelines and our policy is that concurrent with city approval, the final approval step for any speed hump is a straight democratic vote of the housing units on that block. so an apartment building with 16 unit, each of those 16 units gets one vote
Univision
Dec 6, 2013 11:00pm PST
mexicana de fútbol >>> recordemos con lo queque pasó en italia 90 >>> redwood city firmo acuerdo para acoger a ciudad de méxico cómo hermana >>> chiqui rivera se prepara para homenaje a su mamá >>> temperaturas en santa clara de 48 y 49° en dily city. >>> hay que sumarle también el frío y viene to >>> ya regresamos con más no le cambie ♪ verizon ahora tiene los regalos que todos quieren. tablet samsung galaxy 2 sólo $99.99. y pregunta por programa de intercambio de tablets. >>> un hombre esta acusado de crueldad animal por amarrar a un cachorro de 4 meses. la cachorra de nombre georgia se repone de sus heridas en un refugio animal. >>> la policía de san joe confirmo el grupo de investigación por crímenes de odio de un grupo de estudiantes contra un afroamericano en el plantel. la jueza debe investigar los ataques >>> en san josé las autoridades investigan este accidente mientras un agente de policía esperaba y otro vehículo lo choco por detrás a >>á> ambos se recuperan de heridas leves >>> en redwood se firmaron las hermandades de las ciudades. >>> en un emotivo
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 1:00am PST
of the b tribal situation. he was like a prince and go to the big city of johannesburg. he wanted to box and learn poetry and a western style education. especially this holiday season we forget what we have. this guy was willing to do anything for it and rebels. ed against his parents.he he didn't even see he was goings to become this worldwide legend. >> dana and bob both have questions. we'll begin with dana. >> i'm curious about how it wast that you were plucked out of the crowd. of all the journalists that were there. how did it come to be that you were chosen in order to get a k chance to talk to him. you worked it a little bit but l would love to hear that story and the second question i have is what is the toughest question that he asked you in those a, interviews? >> i like t the way you put it. you know i worked it and i did e work it, my friend. what happened was everybody was being turned away.th everybody wanted time with h nelson mandela after he got out and here he is at his home but what happened was i had writte a book about the american civil rights movement eyes on
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 6:00am EST
this city are the light at the end of the tunnel. the one man left standing. the underdog who actually wins. they are optimism, promise, potential, and hope. optimism is bringing this city back. this city is isn't afraid of opportunity. it's not discouraged by its past. it's excited about its future. i just loved the way she put that. a young woman who really believes and is optimistic about detroit. detroit's future and lisa's future will not come from washington. the magic of motown is here in the city. it's not in some central planner's notebook. what detroit needs to thrive is not washington'sdom nearing hand but freedom from big government's mastry. to thrive, detroit needs less government and more freedom, less red tape, less punitive taxes, more money left in detroit. the answer to poverty and unemployment is not another government stimulus. it's simply leaving more money in the hands of those who earned it. today i'm here to introduce something i call economic freedom zones. this is a bill that will be introduced next week in washington. these freedom zones will dramatically re
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2013 4:00am PST
when it comes to the economy. >>> we'll hear from president bill clinton. >>> motor city master pieces. the latest on possibly selling artwork opened by detroit. could it pull the city it of bankruptcy, and should it? >>> good morning, everyone. welcome to "weekends with alex wit witt". president obama surging congress to extend benefits for 1.3 million workers. they are set to expire just three days after christmas. >> if congress refuses to act it won't just hurt families already struggling. it will actually harm our economy. unemployment insurance is one of the most effective ways there is to boost our economy. when people have money to spend on basic necessities, that means more customers for our businesses and ultimately more jobs. >> the republicans are focusing on obama care. >> families who work hard and play by the rules deserve some basic choices, fairness and relief. that's why the house has passed legislation to delay the individual mandate for all americans and let you keep the plan you like. these proposals are among the dozens of jobs bill awaiting action in the democrat
SFGTV
Dec 7, 2013 4:00am PST
the result of an agreement part of the new medical center in mission bay originally the city and master developer had don't donated 3 acres. this was land that was going to be developed. ucsf paid a non refundable purchase price. and the original dda allowed ucsf to give first priority to ucsf employees with consideration given to preference hold ers working at ucsf. so in june they basically paid and released property five million dollars and also the commission approved the agreement and amendment that allows us to have the block 7 go directly to the developer for construction of temporary housing for families going through treatment at ucsf and permitted to assign the original block which still exists to the developer for 200 units on the remaining site of block 7 and ucsf has agreed to prepay under the existing dda a. which is tied to construction of the second phase of the hospital. that won't start until otherwise would not be due until 2035 onwards. 2.4 million 20 years early ucsf would be allowed to assign the dda to the developer and that amendmented dda would be 25 perc
NBC
Dec 7, 2013 6:30pm EST
cities like dallas. heavy snow, ice, freezing rain and brutal winds lashed the central part of the country. the south bore the brunt of this brutal weather system. in dallas, and major southern cities, temperatures remain below freezing turning sleet and slush to hard ice, up to one inch on some roadways, making everyday drives treacherous trips. >> watch out, everybody, here it comes. >> i've only seen it worse like this in my life. i've been driving for 37 years. >> reporter: hundreds of traffic accidents reported since friday causing extensive delays, closing i-35 several times up to ten hours. >> you try change lanes and you're going sideways. >> reporter: in ohio this public bus lost control and slams right into a parked car but sliding down the rest of the road sideways. across arkansas and texas, utility crews are scrambling to clear ice encrusted power lines, as more than 200,000 customers remain without power. airlines have canceled nearly 1,000 flights today, with more than half of those flying through dallas, stranding 4,000 people. one traveler recorded this cell phone
CNN
Dec 7, 2013 11:00am PST
the beginning of a 21st century labor movement. fast food workers protesting in 100 cities across the country this week. they're calling for a living wage, $15 an hour. they are not alone in their call for better pay. >> we know there are airport workers and fast food workers and nurse assistants and retail salespeople who work their tails off and are still living at or barely above poverty. >> the president has called for raising the minimum wage to $9 an hour. he also supports a bill in congress to raise it to $10.10 but fast foods workers say $15 an hour the living wage they need. the question, a living wage, who pies? could raising the minimum wage ultimately hurt the very worker rs it's meant to help? it's all in the eye of the beholder. first, look through the low wage workers eyes for a moment. the minimum wage hasn't risen since 2009. it's $7.25 today. that's, you know, about $15,000 a year. if you look at the federal level. workers say simply not enough to live on. look at it now through the eyes of the fast food ceo. if wages go up they will have to pass on the increased
SFGTV
Dec 7, 2013 8:30am PST
don't have a webster, perhaps the city attorney knows of a word that we have never used. i am not putting you on the spot. we are trying to find a description for something that requires additional attention and should be sent to us with more advance notice. i am out of words on that one. >> (inaudible). >> someone could just stuff -- >> i guess commissioner's moore concern with volumous. if there are a bunch of form letters signed by 1,000 people, by definition it would be volumous. that is not something that we would forward to you two weeks in advance. it's left to the discretion of the planning director and the officers. >> why don't we say that? rather than trying to define it. the discreation of the officers and director -- >> and me if you like. yeah. it's the way that it would work anyway. you are never going to be able to define it precisely. leave it up to the discretion. >> and then maybe fold it into under the cases section. that certain packets will be forwarded two weeks in advance. >> commissioner antonini. >> i like the word intricate as a sin -- scincinnatsin -- s
SFGTV
Dec 7, 2013 3:30pm PST
get out with other services with outreach of schools and other public entities in the city often not thought of as common ground places >> thank you. okay. thank you. >> realize i've taken public comment too early, however, any public comment on this item?. seeing none, public comment is closed. so do we have a motion to move this forward those appointments to the full board >> mr. chair. >> let me finish with patricia and dr. cars on seat 8. supervisor breed first >> well, that was i wanted to make a motion we have two very excellent candidates i'm excited their voids will be heard and with president i'd like to move patricia for seat 4 and the other person for seat 8 with positive recommendations from the religiously. >> i want to say i seconded that i have a lot of folks that are beneficiaries of the health care and people that are employed as health care workers a lot of folks help to take care of people and i did my master thesis on aging in place. you ladies have a commitment to really continue to move forward and love to work with you as we continue to advocate the cuts op
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 1:30pm PST
tampa. look at rapid city, minus 8. we're talking about a 90 degree spread. 22 in kansas city, 30 in albuquerque. when you factor in the winds, it feels like 11 in kansas city, 13 in dallas. we have another round of ice on the way. i also want to point the attention that we could see record cold as south and west as southern california. fresno, 27 degrees. we could see snow in fresno since 1998. we have one storm that's exiting, a lot of energy with this western system and another ice storm on the way for parts of the south and into the mid-atlantic and even the northeast. we're looking at snow for the sierra nevada and then we could see a few snow flakes in around around l.a. if you can believe it. this energy is going to combine with that very cold arctic air and then another low pressure that forms across the south and that's going to give us the potential for the next ice storm sunday into monday as we continue to watch this northeast and the mid-atlantic, a wintery mix but again a lot of warm air overriding shallow cold air and with that the potential of freezing rain. we could
CBS
Dec 7, 2013 1:35am PST
jobs. >>> a cold and rainy night in new york city tonight. the colors of the south african flag are shining brightly atop of the building for nelsonman -- nelson mandela. >> reporter: he is being remembered with grace, not joy. >> i am celebrating his life and sacrifices in indian students lit candles and said prayers. students are flying at half mass, and the empire state building is home near the school that will soon bear his name. many chose to meet mandela. >> he said let bygones be bygones, and not a lot only people will do that. >>> the city of san francisco planning it own memorial for nelsonman dell louisiana next win at 11:00 a.m. at the city hall. there will also be a condolence flag for the city to sign. >>> tomorrow night we will have a special 1-hour tribute to the life and work of nelsonman cellula. >>> how those bay area teams are learning a kale nay never worked before. >>> the snowy conditions in the 'air are a and the trouble people are having getting up there. we will be back in 70 seconds. ,,,,,,,, for all those who sleep too hot or too cool, and struggle to sle
SFGTV
Dec 7, 2013 12:30pm PST
checked with the city attorney that we could, in fact, issue those from our office await having a d b set in there. the standard in the good neighbor policy says if we can hear it outside it's a violation. we feel safe issuing those permits with those conditions along with others and the value of that sound test is for the venue, in fact, more than anything else. but in lou of that or until we have the staff to do those tests w50e8 we'd appreciate the fact to issue those permits in the good neighbor policy >> so would you need a motion today. >> i think we would need a clarifying motion to do that since it's not norm our policy to do so just for the temp in which we know have to do this for lack of a sound inspector. >> those are temporary permits. >> no. >> how - i'm a sound text - house the sound tech search going. >> it has nothing to do with that it is set by human resources for 1742 correct. >> as much as i would have liked to have someone on new years eve i'm crossing my figures for the end of january. >> commissioner akers wasn't here the last time there are some minimum qualif
CNN
Dec 7, 2013 12:00pm PST
. >> reporter: but even if he never makes it to the plaza e. has friends like these city workers looking out for him. >> i tell guy, don't judge no one. you never know what a person went through. >> reporter: and then there's his infectious inner peace. all the money in silicon valley just can't buy. how do you manage to keep a positive attitude? >> faith, prayer. it works. try it. >> reporter: bill weir, cnn, new york. >>> all right. much more of the newsroom straight ahead. hello again. i'm fredricka whitfield. a cold snap is gripping the central parts of the country knocking out power for hundreds of thousands of people. grounding flights and plunging many states into bone-chilling cold. how long will it last? we'll tell you next. >>> after six weeks locked up in north korea, an elderly u.s. war veteran is suddenly freed. we're going to take you to california live for the latest on his whereabouts. >>> and nelson mandela. you know him as an antiapartheid revolutionary, a prisoner, and as south africa's first black president. but what about an athlete? we'll take a look at his
PBS
Dec 6, 2013 5:00pm PST
oriental and who has set the visit to the tent city that was set up here by the protesters position expressing the u s support for the at ukrainian opposition and for the protesters as well as internal and has also held talks with the kids caught the darling of the korean opposition among others that we have seen among the protesters on the square i were foreign ministers from sweden germany and the netherlands while atticus has hope that he had talks with europe will bring you all. i'm sure a new president essentially kinsey gets it the ultimate goal of the ukrainian protesting that is the current government and the president to step down in the interests of western politicians in what is essentially ukrainian domestic affairs has drawn some criticism. of utmost all that was echoed by russia's prime minister the beach with that injury a traditional pre new year culinary was with jim the senate. don't know. i can imagine how a gem and partners with a file. if russia's foreign minister decided to attend a rally that was being held against general. i don't think they would consider it
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 1:00pm EST
to 11 years in jail after protesting in the city of alexandria in october. we first have reports from cairo. >> before saturday's appeal hearing these 14 women just 17 and 18 years old were facing 11 years in jail for taking part in a protest against egypt's military-backed government. the harsh sentences provoke outrage nationally and internationally. the appeal court now given the women one-year suspended sense. >> wthey are stronger than bef before. >> hseveral girls have been givn sentences for three months probation. >> we believe they are innocent. this is unjustified judgment. so for that the not 100% success, of course. >> but there are thousands of people still in jail in egypt yet to face trial for offenses they're accused of committing since the backdown of the las, d many believe that the government was trying to make an example of them. but that may have backfired. the focus is on the continue crackdown of anti-protest protesters. >> muslim brotherhood supporters have been acquitted. they were charged with spreading chaos after being arrested in cairo. the charges in
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 2:00pm PST
much more. if you want state, county, city laws, you need to rent a bigger building. >> lawyer jeff rose helps little guys deal with the red tape. >> this is an agenda of control for its own sake. that's why regulators do what they do. >> come on. control for its own sake, they're not freaks? >> they like rules and live to enforce rules. >> underpaid government functioning. >> i call the regulators little emperors. they justify by creating regulation. >> even marty the magician is regulating. >> got into being a full time physician, how can i be regulated. marty entertained kids 30 years. like many musicians, he uses a rabbit. >> have the birthday child have the magic. >> i was signing autographs, taking pictures. suddenly a package was thrown in the mix and they said let me see your license. a license for a rabbit. >> she's not embarrassed? >> she's very serious about this. >> marty was in violation of the animal welfare act. ten times regulators have shown up unannounced at marty's house. >> you can't argue with them, can't even talk logically. >> she would love it if everybody sa
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 2:00am EST
jazeera america. i'm morgan radford, live in new york city. >> an american war veteran detained in north korea is on his way back to the united states. merrill newman departed beijing airport about 15 minutes ago, headed for his home in san francisco. he'd been held in north korea since late october. officials said they released newman on humanitarian grounds and for apologising for crimes committed during the korean war. he spoke to reporters before leaving beijing. >> i'm glad to be coming home. >> melissa chan has more. >> great news that merrill newman has been freed. you can well imagine how distraught his family has been. he's missed thanksgiving, but will be home in time for the holidays. we hear that merrill newman was part of a special unit called the white tigers. military intelligence stole secrets - we didn't know about the group until the 1990s. so from the north korean perspective they consider merrill newman, even though he's advanced in age, a serious enemy. from the north korean perspective and because of their propaganda they believe they are in imminent danger fr
FOX
Dec 6, 2013 5:00pm PST
life and legacy of the human rights leader. it will be on wednesday at 8:00 a.m. in the city hall rotunda. >>> san francisco police will be going undercover this weekend to make sure the football fans behave themselves at candlestick park. the 49ers are taking on the seattle seahawks in one of the most anticipated games of the season. our david stevenson live in san francisco where seahawks fans are planning to invade, david. >> reporter: that's right. seahawks plan for a big party here at pier 39 on saturday. some of them told us they're worried about the potential for violence at candlestick park on sunday. >> second and 7. >> reporter: for football fans, it may be the hottest game of the season. sunday's battle between the 49ers and the seattle seahawks even has australian out of towners gearing up for the west coast rivalry. >> home support should be a win. >> i basically have to say it's a hostile environment. >> reporter: seahawks supporters are speaking about their safety in the wake of previous brawls there. in 2012 season, 55 ejections, 14 felony arrests. >> i've been get
NBC
Dec 6, 2013 5:30pm PST
at once last night. >>> in response to the crash of a commuter train in new york city this past sunday morning, the federal government has ordered the metro north rail line to take immediate steps to obey speed restrictions including improving its signal system and adding a second qualified driver in the cab on specific trains. the train in the fatal crash was traveling at 82 miles an hour, more than double the safe speed. >>> europeans have been dealing with a major winter storm system. in the uk it's meant flooding and high winds. cameras captured an attempted landing by an emirates jet at the airport in birmingham. crabbing into a stiff wind before thinking of landing, it intend diverted. notice the vehicles in the distance there. those are plane spotters. folks who had parked to watch attempted landings in some seriously sported weather. >>> hundreds of flights have been canceled in china due to record levels of air pollution. officials there have issued the highest level of health warning there is urging citizens to stay indoors, urging factories to curtail or halt producti
ABC
Dec 6, 2013 11:35pm PST
under siege. the city council has been stripping the mayor of his powers because no one has a sense of humor any more. today they took his office budget and his staff away. he has been removed from his position on committees and lost his power to fill vacancies. the only power he has left is to represent the city at official functions. that's the one i would be worried about. the city council meetings have been unbelievable. half the time rob ford is defiant, half the time he is apologetic. today things actually got physical. the mayor, apparently he thought his brother was getting into an argument with someone. he attempted to rush to his aid and in doing so almost trampled another city counsellor. >> we have got some angry exchanges going on. the mayor is -- >> he attacked somebody. >> the mayor has -- >> it's like canada's running of the bulls. that was the only great moment from toronto. the mayor's brother was giving a statement and he was interrupted by another city counselor. apparently the city counselor was stopped at a dui check point. it was embarrassing that he brought up v
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